Firefighter Fatality Notification – Sean Patrick McAdam

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Sean Patrick McAdam


Louisville Fire Department
Louisville, KY

On Monday, May 9, 2022, while on-duty at the fire station, Firefighter Sean Patrick McAdam suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately transported to the University of Louisville Hospital but passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from an apparent CVA.

Age: 49

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 20

Date of Incident: May 9, 2022

Date of Death: May 11, 2022

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